Airline Crew Employment

Job Opportunities


A320 Type Rated or Non-Type Rated Captains

Long & Short Term Contracts Available

Short Term Contract Details Below

Long Term Contract Details Attached, click to download.

Airline Minimum Requirements:

Total Time

4,000+ hours

Total Jet Time

2,000+ hours on commercial jets

Total PIC Time

1,500+ hours on commercial jets


Last date on flight negotiable

* Current ICAO ATPL and A320 type rating (JCAB Licensed applicants are welcome)

Non Type Rated Captains holding a JCAB License are also welcome to apply.

English Proficiency

ICAO Level 4 or higher


Under 60 years at date of joining

* If applicable.

Monthly Total Payment:

US$ 10,440 net approx. (including annual bonus)

* The above figure is an estimate based on USD1/JPY100 exchange rate

Monthly Payments Amount USD Notes

Monthly Base

$ 8,000

$ 6,500 during training

Accommodation Allowance

$ 1,000


Transport Allowance

$ 500


Home Travel Allowance

6 X Economy class tickets per year
$ 1,000 in lieu of each ticket


Note: Unless specified the above figures are net of Japanese taxes.

Other Payments & Benefits

Sign On Bonus
(paid at completion of training)

JPY 2,000,000 (taxable) A320 Type Rated with 2,000+ hours on type.
JPY 1,000,000 (taxable) if A320 Type Rated with 1,000+ hours on type.
Paid after qualification as Captain on successfully completing training and passing final JCAB check.
To be repaid in full if you can resign prior to completion of full 2 year term.

Moving Allowance

Up to JPY 600,000 reimbursement of actual relocation costs.

Annual Bonus

JPY 700,000 (taxable)

Completion Bonus

JPY 2,000,000 (taxable) payable on completing the initial term of the contract; and
JPY 5,000,000 (taxable) payable on completing the second 2 year contract (2X2 year contracts).


JPY 15,000 (taxable) per hour payable after 70 hours (approx. US$ 150 per hour).

Route Flown:

Domestic routes in Japan: Between Osaka (Kansai) and Fukuoka, Ishigaki, Kagoshima, Matsuyama, Nagasaki, Naha, Tokyo (Narita), Sapporo and Sendai.

International Routes: Between Kansai and Hong Kong, Busan and Seoul (South Korea) and Kahsiung and Taipei (Taiwan).

Screening & Medical:

Screenings are scheduled on the monthly basis in Tokyo (Haneda airport).

Note: Regrettably colour blindness of any level is not accepted by the JCAB Medical testing. If you are unsure whether you suffer from any degree of colour blindness we would recommend you have this tested before proceeding with your application for Peach. BMI considerations also apply for the Japan Medical. In addition, your BMI should ideally be less than 30 in order to pass the JCAB Medical.

Application Documents (copies): Send as attachments to

  1. Peach Aviation Application Form (Click here to download PDF, download Word)
  2. * ATPL Licence with A320 type rating endorsed;
  3. ICAO English Proficiency Level 4 or higher (a certificate must be provided if not endorsed on your license);
  4. Radio License (unless endorsed on your ATPL);
  5. Medical – Class 1;
  6. Logbook pages of last 6 months – showing Name, Aircraft Type, Rank, Total Flight time and *Total PIC time on type;
  7. CV / Resume (up to date);
  8. Passport;

*  If applicable.

Documents required prior to screening or joining (copies):

  1. Certificate of Service or Reference letter from last/current airline;
  2. Last SIM check report and Line Check report;
  3. Licence verification (issued within 6 months of your start date by the CAA that issued your ATPL);
  4. No Criminal Record / Police Certificate (issued within 6 months of joining Peach in your country of residence);
  5. Logbook pages of 6 months prior to joining Peach;
  6. No Accident or Incident Confirmation (issued within 6 months of joining Peach by the CAA that issued your ATPL);

Airline Crew Employment is committed to provide professional, personalized service and offering excellent working conditions for its flight crew.

Airline Crew Employment is presently discussing future business partnering relationships and job opportunities with several airlines in Japan for expatriate flight crewmembers. Given the introduction of the low cost carriers in 2012 in the country and forecast pilot shortage in 2017, a number of opportunities will arise in the near future.

Please visit our website or contact us directly for future positions available.